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Senior News, June 12

Pahrump Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of: June 15 – June 19. Two percent milk and juice available daily:

Monday — chicken cordon bleu, parsley potatoes, green beans, yogurt, soup;

Tuesday — Philly cheese steak, potato wedges, peas and carrots, ice cream, soup;

Wednesday — pork chop, stuffing, broccoli, pudding, soup;

Thursday — herb baked chicken, au-gratin potatoes, corn, peach crisp, soup;

Friday – Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, cauliflower, cake, soup.


Monday — haircuts, 9 a.m.; exercise class, 10:30 a.m.; poker, 12:30 p.m.; beading class, 12:30 p.m.;

Tuesday — Senior Dimensions, 10 a.m.; exercise class, 10:30 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday — United Healthcare Team Meeting, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Cresent Hardy’s office rep., 10 a.m.; Crafty Ladies, 12:30 p.m.;

Thursday — Infinity Hospice Seminar “Care for the Caregiver,” 10 a.m.; haircuts, 1 – 3 p.m.; Stovall Legal Services, call 727-5008 for appt.;

Friday — exercise class, 10:30 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; poker, 12:30 p.m.

Amargosa Valley Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of June 15 – June 19

Two percent milk available daily. Meals are served at the Amargosa Valley Senior Center from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Breakfast served from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Monday — beef stroganoff with garlic noodles, green peas and carrots, garlic bread, cherry pie;

Tuesday — cheese tortellini, zucchini, lettuce and tomato salad, garlic bread, ambrosia;

Wednesday —taco casserole, Spanish rice, zucchini, pumpkin bread, churros;

Thursday — herb baked chicken, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, steamed peas and carrots, brownies;

Friday — breakfast burrito, melon, oatmeal, yogurt and fruit.

GALLERY: Helen Keller Days raises $2k for local Federation of the Blind Chapter

The 2nd Annual Helen Keller Days took place with members of the Southern Nye County Chapter of the Federation of the Blind coming together with community supporters for an afternoon of fun and excitement, all in the name of fundraising.

GALLERY: How Pahrump marked Juneteenth

Several members of the community met at the Black Cow’s open-mic session on Wednesday evening, followed by a candlelight vigil at the corner of Highway 160 and Basin Avenue in the Petrack Park parking lot. Hymns and songs of freedom were sung by the group to mark Juneteenth in Pahrump for the fourth year since President Joe Biden signed the nation’s newest holiday into law in 2021.

95-year-old grand marshal shares the secret to his longevity

More than 40 friends and family celebrated Emil Janssen’s 95th birthday on Saturday, June 8 at the Pahrump Senior Center. The co-founder of Pahrump Family Mortuary will serve as grand marshal for this year’s Fourth of July parade in Pahrump, and says the secret to his longevity is simple.

Nye GOP Chairman: ‘A sad day in America’

In the wake of former President Donald Trump’s felony conviction, members of the Nye County Republican Party are standing by the 45th president, according to party chairman Leo Blundo.

Gone but not forgotten: How Pahrump marked Memorial Day

To mark the solemn occasion, three local organizations hosted Memorial Day ceremonies, with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10054 celebrating at its venue while the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #15 and the Pahrump Veterans Memorial Advisory Committee both opted to utilize the Veterans Memorial site for their commemorations.

GALLERY: Pinkbox Pahrump grand opening

When asked why Pahrump, owner of Pinkbox Stephen Siegel responds with, “why not?”